Recipe: Simple Shakshuka – and three ways to pimp it up

Shakshuka is a classic North African and Middle Eastern dish which at its most basic, centres around eggs poached in a spicy stew – Shakshuka literally means “a mixture” and the traditional version uses tomatoes, onions and spices. These days you can find Shakshuka on brunch menus all over the UK but it’s also a very simple dish to make at home – perfect for a weekend brunch during the lockdown.

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Recipe: The Tidy Kitchen’s Kale & Pearl Wen Strata with British Leeks

As part of a recent #paidpartnership with british-leeks.co.uk I teamed up with local chef Laura Graham of The Tidy Kitchen Company to showcase the British leek through some of her recipes. Here’s one for a rich and creamy strata made with layers of milk, cream, eggs, cheese and bread, all baked into a puffy casserole.

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Recipe: The Tidy Kitchen’s Vegan Beetroot Wellington with British Leeks

As part of a recent #paidpartnership with british-leeks.co.uk I worked with local chef Laura Graham of The Tidy Kitchen Company and asked her to come up with a range of delicious dishes to showcase the British leek at its best. Bookmark this for your next vegan Sunday roast!

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Recipe: Veggie Spinach, Feta & Pine Nut Quesadillas

In the spirit of trying – as always – to eat less meat, I’m on the hunt for some great vegetarian dishes to make on the BBQ this summer. These yummy quesadillas can be rustled up in no time at all, and once slices into wedges, make a great party dish for sharing with a group.

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